Manager, Media Planning & Management at 9mobile Nigeria

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9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, Media Planning & Management
Job ID: IRC4701
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Ensure the efficient operations of EMTS’s media management system including the evaluation, selection, engagement and monitoring of media agencies.

Principal Functions

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.


  • Assist in the development of relevant media strategies, proposals and plans.
  • Ensure efficient execution of EMTS’s media plan and ascertain that the desired media messages reach the target audiences.
  • Provide input into negotiations/contracts with vendors/media agencies as required and monitor their activities to ensure adherence to service level agreements.
  • Monitor media campaign effectiveness via post campaign research to measure achievement of defined targets and compliance to approved corporate guidelines.
  • Explore new media opportunities and possibilities for utilization of unconventional media.
  • Develop effective strategies to manage cases of negative media coverage.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key journalists, publications and programmes to support media and public relations activities within EMTS.
  • Implement the unit’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist in planning and managing the human and material resources of the unit to optimise performance, morale and enhance productivity.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Head, Media Planning & Management.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head, Media Planning & Management.


  • First Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Postgraduate/professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of Six (6) years of relevant work experience, with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.

Internal Relationship:

  • Finance, Procurement, Human Resources, Legal, Government Relations and other commercial departments.

External Relationship:

  • Media houses, advertising agencies.


  • Industry knowledge
  • Media management


  • Communication
  • Presentation/Facilitation
  • Innovation
  • Results Orientation
  • People Management
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management
  • Personal Effectiveness


  • Customer Focus
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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